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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas bar manager faces an upgraded manslaughter charge in the death of a patron who allegedly was punched by the worker. San Antonio police say Daniel Longoria originally was charged with aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury in the...
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas police department has fired its animal control manager amid allegations of poor care and treatment of creatures in a shelter. Killeen police say Stacey Sherva was fired Wednesday. Chief Dennis Baldwin says Sherva neglected her duties...
The latest winter storm to bedevil Texas motorists have exited to the east, but not without tying up traffic one last morning in Southeast Texas. Freezing drizzle on Southeast Texas bridges prompted the closing of bridges between Port Arthur and Houston, Orange, Sabine Pass and...
DALLAS (AP) - The wife of recently deceased Texas billionaire Harold Simmons wants his will sealed by a Dallas court. Attorneys for Annette Simmons are expected to argue Wednesday before a Dallas County probate judge to have the will's contents blocked from public view. Simmons...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - Two brothers in South Texas have been sentenced to prison in a weapons and ammunition smuggling case linked to a Mexican drug cartel. A federal judge in Del Rio on Tuesday afternoon sentenced 34-year-old Richard Hesles Jr. to 10 years in prison. His younger...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio worker helping lead the $325 million expansion of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center has been charged with sharing child pornography. A federal indictment names 60-year-old Philip Drayden Branson, who was arrested Tuesday in San Antonio...
PLANO, Texas (AP) - A North Texas woman has been accused of using duct tape and suffocating her fiance's 2-year-old daughter as the couple broke up. Collin County jail records show 25-year-old Melinda Muniz of Plano was being held Wednesday on a charge of capital murder of a...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A jury is to hear opening statements in the child-injury trial of a West Texas woman in the death of her 22-month-old daughter. The Taylor County jury will hear Wednesday from attorneys for both sides in the case against Tiffany Klapheke (klah-PEEK'). She's...
WACO, Texas (AP) - One construction worker is dead after a construction boom to which they were tethered collapsed into the Brazos River as they worked on a bridge to the new Baylor University stadium. Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says the accident happened about 4 p.m...